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Reid Scott: Nothing Like Feeding Off The Energy Of Your Cast

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Reid Scott, from "My Boys" and "Veep" voices the character of Turbo on the new animated series, "Turbo FAST," which premieres on Netflix on Christmas Eve.

The movie is based on the DreamWorks feature film, "Turbo," and Reid takes over the title role from Ryan Reynolds, who gave voice to Turbo on the big screen.

"At first it was a little intimidating," Reid says.  "I guess, because I happened to see the feature in a private screening over at DreamWorks.  And I thought it was great.  And I thought that Ryan did such a fantastic job and that he had a really great voice for animation, too. But the good thing was that we weren't really looking for a voice match. It was more sort of a character match or an attitude match. So that challenge was not quite as daunting."

"And, it's been fun," Reid told the Canadian website, tribute.ca. " At this point, the little subtleties and nuances in my voice and in my style, and in my approach to the character, have slowly sort of taken over. As was with the rest of the cast; so now…I would say that we really own it.  But it's still very faithful to the feature."

Reid Scott joins Steve Edwards and Lauren Sivan on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts About Reid Scott: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) He is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Brendan Dorff on the television show My Boys and for his role as deputy director of communication Dan Egan on HBO's Veep.

2) After landing roles on All My Children, the off-Broadway play Cargo and several television commercials, Scott left for the West Coast with a leading role in the Fox pilot With You in Spirit. He played a character loosely based on the show's creator, Steven Levitan.

3) Since then he has moved back and forth between New York and Los Angeles, working consistently in television and film, most notably My Boys, an original series on TBS.

4) Scott joined the cast of Showtime's The Big C in 2010. He played Dr. Todd Mauer, oncologist for the main character (played by Laura Linney).

5) He appeared on the big screen in Losing Control.

‘Turbo Fast' premieres Tuesday, December 24th on Netflix.

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